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Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (2)

Polioptila caerulea

Description:

Tiny blue gray bird has a white eye ring and belly. It flicks its long white-edged tail side to side to scare up insects. These small birds are sitting in a willow tree along the shore line.

Habitat:

A riparian wildlife area along the edge of Lake Lewisville. This was spotted on a day hike along the edge of the lake traveling south and west.

Notes:

There was a large flock of these birds in the willows along the edbe of the lake. Lots of insects to eat.

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gatorfellows
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gatorfellows

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Aug 23, 2012

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